Dog bed cabinet

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Project by LesB posted 04-04-2012 05:25 PM 4283 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a quick entry of a dog bed/crate I made for our Welch Corgi pup. I designed it to fit in a corner of our bedroom. She is currently sleeping in a plastic dog crate in the same location and my wife had seen pictures of other wood cabinet type crates and talked me into making one. She is only 9 months old and it will be a several more months before we can trust her with full run of the house while we are sleeping. At that time the door will come off. It is currently located in the family room waiting for finish to “cure” and stop giving off odors before we let her use it. As you can see she already figured out it was for her. My wife refers to it as her “palace bed.” I originally intended to put a drawer in the top section but decided we did not really need a drawer and vents would be better. Welch Corgis are big dogs in a small package. She is our third. Her name is Hannah and she is actually from Montana.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 05:48 PM

Looks great! (The bed is great also).

We have two Corgis. Can’t let my wife see this.

-- Jim, Southern Oregon

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 06:08 PM

Very nice crate you have made for Hannah. It looks like she will enjoy it. Great work.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 08:17 PM

cute looking dog. She looks like she is enjoying her new bed/crate. It looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 10:13 PM

very nice! I’ve always thought about doing something like this for my dog. Knowing my luck though, I’d probably spend all that time making it, and he wouldnt use it!

Thanks for sharing it with us! That is a great looking dog!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#5 posted 04-04-2012 10:27 PM

Dude… there’s a dog in your fireplace!

Thanks for posting!
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#6 posted 04-04-2012 10:50 PM

Great project. I’ve had something similar stuck in my head for over a year now. Please post plans if you have them.

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#7 posted 04-05-2012 10:25 PM

oooh cute, better show this to my auntie she has a welsh corgi, my silly hearing dog wouldnt stay in the darn this. StumpyNubs is right there’s a dog in your fireplace haha.


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